Original air date: 05/22/2012 Runtime: 43:00 min. Joe Maddalena, owner of the elite Hollywood memorabilia auction company, Profiles in History, is back to track down more lost relics and share his cinema passion with other enthusiasts. Also returning is Joe’s team of experts: Brian Chanes, Jon Mankuta, and Tracey McCall. Joe's got his eye on the most iconic item in movie history, one that has eluded him for years, The Ruby Slippers from The Wizard of Oz. But will a stubborn seller squash his dreams? Joe invites film star Sean Astin (The Lord of the Rings, The Goonies) to visit the Profiles Loft to check out an original map from The Lord of the Rings. While there, Sean seeks Joe's help to restore the most iconic prop in sports film history: the golden football helmet from Rudy. Also, Tracey and Joe hit the road to visit mega collectors Chad and Doug Dreier, a father and son team whose collection spans 15 years and features amazing items from blockbusters like Terminator 2, Edward Scissorhands, and the original Superman. But when the Dreiers deliver shocking news, Joe must make a difficult decision or lose one of his top clients. Back at the loft, a potential seller brings two props from one of Jim Carrey's most recognizable characters, Batman's arch-nemesis, The Riddler.
Original air date: 05/29/2012 Runtime: 42:58 min. Always looking for new ways to drum up business, Tracey McCall takes Joe Maddalena to the house that was used in the television show American Horror Story, hoping to add the now famous location to their next auction. After touring the creepy grounds of the property, it’s clear Joe’s collectors would love to get their hands on this multi-million dollar property, but will the owners consign it? Back at the office, super-collector Todd Fisher surprises Joe Maddalena and Brian Chanes with Marilyn Monroe’s dress from Bus Stop and the Panavision camera that shot Star Wars. But if Joe wants to consign the iconic items, he’ll have to agree to Todd’s hard-driving terms. Later, Brian and Joe uncover a long lost collection of masks and prosthetics that trace back to legendary makeup effects artist John Chambers. This treasure trove includes remnants from Chambers’ Oscar winning career, including pieces from Planet of the Apes and The Outer Limits. And while sifting through the collection, Joe and Brian uncover one of Chambers’ many secrets that will re-write the pages of Hollywood history. Plus, Joe must decide how much he is willing to pay for a pair of Angelina Jolie’s screen-used pistols from Tomb Raider when a seller drives a hard bargain.
Runtime: 42:59 min. Joe Maddalena and Tracey McCall head to North Carolina hoping to find anything that was left behind after the filming of The Hunger Games. After pounding the pavement, tracking down locals who bought and sold screen-used props, they discover the mother lode of all Hunger Games memorabilia…District 12 itself! Joe attempts the biggest deal of his career; he wants to auction off the entire property that stood as Katniss’s hometown! Later, back in Los Angeles, Brian Chanes takes Joe to a vehicle junkyard in search of iconic collectable cars, where they find Bumblebee from Michael Bay’s 2007 Transformers. In the memorabilia world, cars can be difficult to sell, so Joe and Brian have to find a creative way to drum up interest for auction. Meanwhile, Tracey McCall makes Star Wars history when a Yoda rehearsal puppet leads to a revolutionary discovery about one of the most beloved characters of all time.
Original air date: 06/10/2012 Runtime: 42:59 min. Joe Maddalena travels to Granbury, Texas to meet one of the largest collectors of Hollywood memorabilia in the world, Chris Christian. Chris’s entire house is packed with iconic items from blockbuster movies, including the Bubba Gump hat from Forrest Gump and the 21-foot submarine miniature from The Hunt for Red October. But all bets are off when Joe tries to consign the actual screen-used bench from Forrest Gump!
Original air date: 06/19/2012 Runtime: 43:00 min. A quest for auction-worthy props leads Joe Maddalena and Jon Mankuta to Oklahoma City, where they lay it all on the line to secure two X-Men treasures: Wolverine’s claws and dog tag. Both were worn and used by Hugh Jackman in X2: X-Men United. But the challenge on the road isn’t just finding the items, it’s convincing their owners to let them go. Meanwhile, a passionate collector named Ed Zine brings his limited edition replica C3PO statue for Joe and Brian to consign. But when it comes time to make the final decision, he must weigh his love for Star Wars against his need for money to help support his family.
Original air date: 06/26/2012 Runtime: 43:00 min. Joe Maddalena and Brian Chanes get a once-in-a-lifetime tour inside the studio of legendary makeup artist Greg Cannom, who shocks them when he reveals he’s kept every major piece from his Oscar-winning work on Francis Ford Coppola’s dark adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Meanwhile, Joe sets up an appraisal fair at a local collectible market, and is shocked when a collector claims to have Mel Gibson’s sword from Braveheart. Later, Tracey McCall sets out to verify that a consigner’s General Lee is in fact a screen-used car from The Dukes of Hazzard and not one of the many replicas that have flooded the market. Plus, Brian Chanes is floored when a sci-fi prop maker reveals he has the late Whitney Houston’s costume from The Bodyguard.